variants or less commonly armseye
plural -s
: armhole
specifically, in tailoring and dressmaking : the shape or outline of the armhole

Word History


armscye from arm entry 1 + English dialect scye, sey armhole; armseye probably by folk etymology from armscye

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“Armscye.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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